A Deep Dive into Island Punch Strain

Last updated on November 24th, 2020 at 07:06 pm

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The Island Punch Strain belongs to the hybrid category of strains. It is rated to have a ratio of 55% Indica and 45% Sativa. 

The cultivators at Cali Connection from California are the ones behind The Island Punch Strain. 

The genetics of The Island Punch is obtained through the crossing of the Gorilla Glue #4 strain with the Purple Punch strain. The Purple Punch strain being the reversed male in this crossing.

The Gorilla Glue #4 is known for its high THC content. And the Purple Punch strain is known for its particular nicely smooth high with a delicious sweet flavor.

The Island Punch is a very uncommon strain. They bred this slightly Indica dominant strain specifically to attain this balanced herb.

Being such a balanced herb with moderately high THC content makes this herb suitable for many applications and usage scenarios. But what we liked the most is the smoothness of the herb. The whole experience of the Island Punch Strain is very smooth. Not only when consumed, but the high is too. This makes the Island Punch Strain the perfect strain for everyday use.

We experienced from the outset a fast reaction of the Gorilla Glue #4 strain that progressively imbued the mind with a smooth, mellow high. We enjoyed the Island Punch Strain also a lot during the day and while working. The enhanced focus and energy are what makes the Island Punch Strain a great productivity strain.

The careful crossing of the Gorilla Glue #4 strain with the Purple Punch strain resulted in a slightly Indica dominant strain. This crossing perfected the complexity of the aroma and flavor, its sweetness is almost unrivaled in its kind.

The bouquet that the Island Punch Strain delivers is very strong. With overtones of sweet grapes, combined with earthy undertones. This combination makes it one of the most tasteful and enjoyable strains we ever tried. 

As a bonus, the aesthetic qualities of the Island Punch Strain plant are wonderful too, with colorful buds and dark purple leaves. And on top of these gorgeous buds is a rich and fluffy blanket of juicy white trichome glands! 

The Island Punch Strain is suitable to be grown in a multitude of scenarios. From being able to grow indoors and in greenhouses, it also can be grown completely outdoors.

When growing indoors, you can expect The Island Punch Strain plant to attain its peak flowering time between 56 to 90 days.

The yield to be expected from this plant when growing the Island Punch Strain plant is reported to be average, which generally means around 400 g/m2.

The seeds from The Island Punch Strain are sold in the feminized form, which facilitates the growing procedure. This makes it an excellent seed for beginning growers, not having to hassle with finding the right seeds. 

But keep in mind these seeds belong to the photoperiod kind of seed. This means you will need to know how to control the lightning periods properly. Just read a couple of articles about photoperiod seeds and how to control the lighting. You will see it is not too much of a deal once you are properly set up. You will find that the Island Punch Strain is relatively easy to grow, just do not overfeed them!

Who Is It For?

island punch strain

The Island Punch Strain is the perfect choice for someone looking for a balanced herb without the over-intoxicating effect of high THC content herbs. Balanced is the keyword here, not weak. The Island Punch Strain is the choice for someone that wants an overall smooth experience. A smooth high, combined with a smooth consumption. This makes it very suitable during work, for example.

Is This Strain Sativa Or Indica?

The Island Punch Strain belongs to the hybrid category of strains. It is rated to have a ratio of 55% Indica and 45% Sativa. 

How Does The Island Punch Strain Make You Feel?

The Island Punch Strain gives you a very smooth, mellow high. The Gorilla Glue #4’s Genetics make it react fast and effectively, while the Purple Punch gives the looked after smoothness.

Flavor

The Island Punch Strain has a delicious and sweet flavor, reminiscent of ripe grapes. While the undertones are more earthy. This makes for a very balanced palette.

Aroma

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The aroma of the Island Punch Strain is distinctively sweet and very enjoyable.

Possible Side Effects?

No side effects have been reported of the Island Punch Strain. The reason for this might be attributed to the inherent mellow quality of the Island Punch Strain.

Growing Information

  • Can be grown indoors as outdoors
  • Flowering time: between 8 to 9 weeks 
  • Yield: average
  • Seeds are pre-feminized
  • Seeds are photoperiod
  • Growing difficulty: average to advanced

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